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Merion 1 Wins Philadelphia Cup in Playoff Over Philadelphia Cricket 1

Llanerch Country Club provided a challenging test for the players tied atop the Philadelphia Cup rankings after regular season play.  Merion 1 and Philadelphia Cricket 1 each finished with 4 team wins and no losses.  It was no surprise that 3 of the matches today came down to the 18th hole.  In the end, Merion prevailed.  The match results are listed below.

Match 1 – Kerry Rutan (PCC) defeated Catherine Elliott-Powell (MGC) 1 up

Match 2 – Libby Warner (MGC) defeated Melana Walker-Regan (PCC) – 18th hole

Match 3 – Loraine Jones (MGC) defeated Marji Goldman (PCC) – 1 up

Match 4 – Liz Haines (MGC) defeated Becky Sanderson (PCC) – 3 & 2

Match 5 – Holly Spofford (PCC) was 1 up over Katie Sibel (MGC) after 17 holes (match didn’t need to finish)

Match 6 – Kim Simmons (MGC) defeated Alison Shoemaker (PCC) – 2 & 1

Match 7 – Nancy Porter (MGC) defeated Joanne Bidwell (PCC) – 6 & 5